The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 20 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 16.81% - 3.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 95.24% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 1
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£333 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £22.63
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +17.12%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
21 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 17.65% - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 25 (80.65%) SQL
2 21 (67.74%) SC Cleared
2 21 (67.74%) Security Cleared
3 17 (54.84%) SAN
4 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
5 13 (41.94%) HP
5 13 (41.94%) SharePoint
6 11 (35.48%) Visual Studio
6 11 (35.48%) Windows
7 10 (32.26%) ITIL
7 10 (32.26%) DNS
7 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (32.26%) VMware
7 10 (32.26%) VMware ESX
8 9 (29.03%) InfoPath
8 9 (29.03%) MCTS
8 9 (29.03%) MS Project Server
8 9 (29.03%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
8 9 (29.03%) MS Project
8 9 (29.03%) C#
8 9 (29.03%) VBA
8 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (25.81%) Thin Client
9 8 (25.81%) Middleware
9 8 (25.81%) Citrix
9 8 (25.81%) DHCP
9 8 (25.81%) Fat Client
9 8 (25.81%) Performance Testing
10 7 (22.58%) .NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (41.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (29.03%) MS Project Server
2 9 (29.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Project
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
1 9 (29.03%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) SAN
2 10 (32.26%) DNS
3 8 (25.81%) DHCP
4 6 (19.35%) Firewall
5 4 (12.90%) LAN
5 4 (12.90%) WAN
6 3 (9.68%) VPN
7 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
7 2 (6.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) MSI
2 2 (6.45%) InstallShield
2 2 (6.45%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Consultant
2 6 (19.35%) Tools Developer
3 3 (9.68%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Middleware
2 7 (22.58%) .NET
3 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
4 4 (12.90%) Web Services
5 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
5 2 (6.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Thin Client
1 8 (25.81%) Fat Client
2 5 (16.13%) Clustering
3 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.90%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) UNIX
3 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (16.13%) HPUX
4 4 (12.90%) Solaris
4 4 (12.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Performance Testing
3 7 (22.58%) Service Management
4 5 (16.13%) Project Management
4 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
5 4 (12.90%) Validation
5 4 (12.90%) Change Data Capture
5 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.90%) Content Management
6 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma
6 3 (9.68%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (6.45%) Software Distribution
7 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.23%) Workflow
8 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.23%) Change Control
8 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) C#
2 9 (29.03%) VBA
3 2 (6.45%) REXX
3 2 (6.45%) Tcl
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) SC Cleared
1 21 (67.74%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (29.03%) MCTS
3 4 (12.90%) Degree
3 4 (12.90%) MCP
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) VMware ESX
1 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (12.90%) KVM
3 4 (12.90%) RHEV
4 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (6.45%) WSUS
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
1 2 (6.45%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 13 (41.94%) HP
3 10 (32.26%) VMware
4 8 (25.81%) Citrix
5 6 (19.35%) Oracle
6 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
6 5 (16.13%) AppSense
7 2 (6.45%) Symantec
7 2 (6.45%) CA
8 1 (3.23%) Informatica
8 1 (3.23%) Business Objects